Perkiomen Valley college commits: Adams, Dao, Daubenspeck, Dorley, Oltman, Turner, Warren

Perkiomen Valley 2018 graduates Leslie Adams, Caitlin Cunningham, Ryan Dao, Andrew Daubenspeck, Julia Dorley, Jessica Oltman, Elizabeth Turner and Fiona Warren recently announced their college destinations to continue their academic and athletic career at the next level during events at the high school.

All photos courtesy of Perkiomen Valley athletic department

Leslie Adams – Soccer – Siena College

Leslie Adams, seated between parents Edward and Jennifer Adams, makes a verbal commitment to continue her academic and soccer career at Siena College.

Position: Goalie

Club Affiliation: Reading Rage ’99

Anticipated Major: Biochemistry

Parents: Edward and Jennifer Adams

Athletic Honors: Senior varsity captain, Two-time Team MVP; Two-time Mercury All-Area/All-Pioneer Athletic Conference First Team selection.

Caitlin Cunningham – Swimming – Goucher

Events: Distance Free

Anticipated Major: Business Administration

Parents: James and Jennifer Cunningham

Academic/Community Service: National Honor Society

Ryan Dao – Track & Field – St. Joseph’s

Ryan Dao, seated between parents Chris Dao and Susan Ruane-Dao, signs a national letter of intent to continue his academic and track and field career at Division I Saint Joseph’s University.

Events: Sprints

Anticipated Major: Business

Parents: Chris Dao and Susan Ruane-Dao

Academic/Community Service: Presidential Scholarship at Saint Joseph’s University; Member of Link Crew, Speech & Debate, Take Action.

Julia Dorley – Track & Field – Lehigh

Julia Dorley, seated between parents Elaine and Albert Dorley, signs a national letter of intent to continue her academic and track and field career at Division I Lehigh University.

Event: Mid-Distance

Anticipated Major: Civil Engineering

Parents: Albert and Elaine Dorley

Major Athletic Honors: Track & Field: Recipient of Viking Award, Outstanding Mid-Distance Runner Award, Outstanding Rookie Award, Pioneer Athletic Conference All-Academic Award. 2017 Distance Medley Relay PIAA State Champion. Cross Country: Recipient of Coaches Award, PAC All-Academic Award. Two-time PAC Team champion, 2016 District One Championship Team.

Academic/Community Service: National Honor Society, Recipient of Skippack Lions Club Scholarship Award, Presidential Academic Excellent Award (Top 10% of class), Rotary Club Athletic/Academic Awards recipient.

Andrew Daubenspeck – Soccer – Misericordia

Andrew Daubenspeck, joined by parents Sherry and Dave Daubenspeck and grandfather, makes a verbal commitment to continue his academic and soccer career at Misericordia University.

Position: Goalkeeper

Anticipated Major: Education

Parents: Sherry and Dave Daubenspeck

Athletic Honors: Two-time Team Most Valuable Player; Two-time Mercury All-Area/All-Pioneer Athletic Conference First Team selection. 2017 All-Southeastern PA First Team selection.

Jessica Oltman – Softball/Volleyball – Misericordia

Jessica Oltman, seated between parents Linda and Steve Oltman, makes a verbal commitment to continue her academic and softball/volleyball career at Misericordia University.

Positions: Pitcher/Middle Blocker

Anticipated Major: Physical Therapy

Parents: Linda and Steve Oltman

Athletic Honors: Two-time Mercury All-Area Softball selection.

Academic/Community Service: Honor Roll, Volunteer at Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy

Elizabeth Turner – Swimming – Bloomsburg

Elizabeth Turner, seated between parents Bill and Brenda Turner, signs a national letter of intent to continue her academic and swimming career at Division II Bloomsburg University.

Events: Sprint Free/Backstroke

Club Affiliation: Skippack Swim Team, Perk Valley Aquatic Club

Anticipated Major: Speech Pathology/Audiology

Parents: Bill and Brenda Turner

Athletic Honors: Four-year varsity letter recipient, Three-time Mercury All-Area/All-Pioneer Athletic Conference selection, Four-time District One qualifier, School record holder in 400 free relay.

Academic/Community Service: Honor Roll, Lifeguard/Swim Instructor with PV Community Aquatics, Pre-Team Assistant Coach with Perk Valley Aquatic Club, Assistant Coach with Skippack Swim Team.

Fiona Warren – Softball – Penn State (Brandywine)

Position: Outfield/Pitcher

Anticipated Major: Biology/Animal Studies

Parents: Scott and Anne Marie Warren